Krishnan Guru-Murthy gives his take on life, the news and everything.
Dave and Nick have finally announced their energy bill cutting plan in the Sun newspaper but who wins and who loses? Have we gone back to the future? Your energy bill will be an average of £50 lower than it would have been after u-turns on two key “green” measures to support low income households. That doesn’t necessarily mean your bill will actually come down – it may just rise by less. But the energy companies are expected to announce a hope of keeping bills down until 2015 at least. I spoke to the Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander today who claims it is all a “win, win”. Can that really be true? (more…)
It might sound like the PM wants to lower your energy bill. But according to his own government documents, doing this seemingly popular U-turn would mean it in fact goes up.
Word has arrived of a major development in the case of Sahar Gul, the 15-year-old girl rescued from terrible abuse by her in-laws and featured in a recent Unreported World documentary.
The mere thought of my little girl getting hurt makes me wince. So listening to a young Kabul woman in Kabul describe how her father stabbed her 16 times because she refused to marry the man
For a man with superhuman powers of thinking it might seem a bit greedy to seek more, but Stephen Hawking is trying to cram as much into his life as possible.
The Russians hit some nerves this week when dismissing Britain at the G20 summit as “a small island no one pays any attention to”. But did they have a point?
I’ve spent the day in Cairo trying to get out and speak to as many ordinary people as possible to see what it felt the day after another revolution.
What now? I’m looking onto Tahrir Square and the crowds are growing again. Not on the same scale as yesterday. But they clearly do not want to stop. They need to show this second uprising has
Here is tonight’s Snowmail from Krishnan, including the latest on the Brazil protests, spying charges for the US whistleblower, and the Lions beat the Aussies.